Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween 2010

Halloween started off a little rocky. Friday I began having a sore throat, but didn’t think much about it. Then Friday night I started feeling terrible. No fever, but my throat was killing me! Saturday morning I went to the doctor and tested positive for strep! I haven’t had strep since I was a kid. I was really surprised and so mad! The nurse gave me a shot of penicillin and said I would be contagious until Monday. By early afternoon I was feeling really good and really wanted to take Andrew trick-or-treating. I decided I would just stay far away from everyone and let Nick handle everything. It ended up being fine, but I still feel like I missed out!

Before we left Andrew was so excited about going outside and he DID NOT want to stop for a picture!DSC02308(rev 1)

We started with Nick’s parents:

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Had to try out the sucker!

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At great Uncle Paul’s House:

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At Andrew’s babysitter (and second mom!): He didn’t want to leave!

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My parents:

Me nephew and niece were there at the same time. Avatar and Penelope Pig! My sister made the costumes!

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We ate at my parents and stayed to watch GA get beat by Florida and then headed home. Andrew was all tuckered out!

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After changing clothes and one sucker later he had his second wind or energy!

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We had a great time and I actually am feeling okay. I hope everyone had a GREAT Halloween!!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Watcha Wearing Wednesday

I am having trouble getting a good picture. It is still dark outside when I take it and the reflection off the mirror is hard to deal with. Sorry!

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Taking a picture of yourself everyday definitely helps with not letting yourself gain any extra pounds!

Also in other news Andrew has officially graduated to a FULL size bed and sleeping alone!! The transition was much easier than I expected. He just took to it completely. I started the first several nights by laying down with him until he fell asleep. He sleep all night with no problems. Tonight I laid him down without staying with him and he fussed a little, but went right to sleep. My big boy!! I have been a little sad because I loved having him so close, but our bed is only a queen and he is getting bigger by the day. Now Nick and I can enjoy a more comfortable sleep!

Don’t judge,but we also got him a little TV. It only has an antenna (which only picks up 3 channels), but we thought it would be fine for when he gets a little older. He has even started wanting on his bed to watch TV. He will get the remote and say “watch.” Luckily one of the three channels is GPBS Kids and plays kids shows all day. Anyway I included some picks the bed. We are still looking for a comforter.

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I hoping for a short two days! This week has been so long! Also my really good friend Amy had her baby Dylan yesterday!! I can’t wait to meet him!

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Saturday Fun!

  This morning was the Fall Festival for the school I teach at!! I worked this morning from 10-12 and look who came to visit! I was in charge of the bouncing castle! Andrew loved it!

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I love Andrew’s ghost shirt that I had made! It also glows in the dark!

This is Andrew this morning. He was not feeling the picture taking!

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Poor baby!

Anyway! The other day I finally received a new planner that ordered from here. I LOVE IT!! Take a look at the at it!

It comes with a title and I could have used a picture for the cover.

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It comes with this binder clip, so you can refer to two different calendars quickly.

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I love these stickers!

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It also comes with this circle clips and a clear zipper pouch!

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I am all about calendars and to do list!

Today we are going to a birthday party and then off to Anderson to buy Andrew a mattress for his BIG BOY bed! More details to come!!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Watcha Wearing Wednesday

I did terrible this week!! My camera’s battery is almost dead. I have to charge it everyday and I forgot to A LOT this week. I have two pictures to share! I will try to do better next week. If you are joining in please leave a comment and let me know!

This shirt and blue jeans are from Ann Taylor Loft outlet. I LOVE the jeans!! The are dressy and so comfortable. My sister, Carrie made the flower pin. So cute!

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I have had this denim jacket for a few years. I think it came from Kohls. Underneath is a tank from Ann Taylor Loft Outlet. The black dress pants are from Ann Taylor loft online. What can I say? I love me some ATL! The clothes just fit me so well! I am always checking their website sale page. They update it often and I can usual find good deals!

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I stayed home with Andrew today because he was still running a fever this morning, but it went away quickly. He is still very whiny and ill, but feeling better. He is napping now, so maybe the sleep will help. Thanks for everyone’s prayers on here and facebook!

I even put him to work today! He loves push ANYTHING around. BTW, I don’t normally clean the hardwood floors with this cleaner. It is very streaky, but I was desperate and out of the normal stuff I use.

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I am going to enjoy a few peaceful hours!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sickness and Raising the Roof!

Unfortunately I had to leave work early today to pick Andrew because he was running a fever. He has been running one on and off all day. He is sleeping right now, so we will see how the night goes. He doesn’t have any other symptoms.

He was feeling well enough to play outside for a little while, so I took some picture of the addition. It is really coming along!

Front

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Close up

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Back of the house. A deck will be here also.DSC02179(rev 1) DSC02189(rev 1)

View of the attic. I am so happy about the storage!!

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Here is my sick baby. You couldn’t tell here!

Playing some football! Andrew loves to take the ball and run and look back and smile!

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Duncan and Andrew fighting over the ball!

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It is beginning to look a lot like FALL! This is Nick’s parents pond which is right around the bend from our house. Beautiful!

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Say a prayer for Andrew!